Economy & Financial Markets – 3rd Quarter 2018


Dark Journalist | 24 September 2018

Financial Accounts May Be “Modified” to Shield Classified Programs
Federation of American Scientists | August 2018
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CLASSIFIED ACTIVITIES: Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards 56, SPONSOR REVIEW: Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board
FAS | 05 July 2018
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UST (Treasury) Yields vs S&P 500 Dividend Yields
Bespoke Premium | 24 September 2018
Top news this week

Melting Arctic ice opens new route from Europe to east Asia
The Guardian | 28 September 2018

Global CFO Third Quarter Survey: USA is the Only Expanding Economy….
The Conservative Treehouse | 27 September 2018

Bid To Cover Plunges In Ugly, Tailing 2Y Auction
Zero Hedge | 24 September 2018

UPDATE 2-U.S. will not tap oil reserve as Iran sanctions loom-Perry
Reuters | 26 September 2018

What to Expect From the Fed This Week
Bloomberg | 24 September 2018

As Debt Rises, the Government Will Soon Spend More on Interest Than on the Military
CNBC | 26 September 2018

Here’s how the richest people in the world are investing their money
Business Insider | 26 September 2018

Trump’s tariffs on metals costs Ford $1 billion, CEO says
Reuters | 26 September 2018

Catherine Austin Fitts: Missing Trillions & the Secret Space Force Economy! Dark Journalist


DarkJournalist | 24 September 2018

BIS Quarterly Review, September 2018 – media briefing
Bank of International Settlements | 23 September 2018

Consumer Inflation Shadowstats (1980 Based) Alternate about 10%
Shadowstats | 13 September 2018

About Bank of International Settlements
Bank of International Settlements | September 2018

Global shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs
AP News | 19 September 2018

The stock market may be getting it wrong by rallying in the face of new U.S.-Chinese tariffs
CNBC | 18 September 2018

Dolly Parton: A Case Study of a Successful Investor 2015
Joshua Kennon | 12 July 2015

Risks of Belt and Road in Africa
OMFIF | 25 September 2018

FHFA House Price Index Up 0.2 Percent in July
FHFA | 25 September 2018

U.S. House Price Index – July 2018 (including regional change)
FHFA | 25 September 2018

Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, Preliminary 2nd Quarter 2018 PDF
Org for International Investment | 24 September 2018

The Ghostly Budget
Zero Hedge | 25 September 2018

The Gathering Storm In The Treasury Market
Macro Monitor | 21 September 2018

Ex-PBOC Head Warns China’s Exporters Could Soon Ditch The US
Zero Hedge | 20 September 2018

Welcome to Indiana: Wynright Corp to Close Illinois Plants in Favor of Indiana
Mish Talk | 20 September 2018

The Future Is in Africa, and China Knows It
Bloomberg | 20 September 2018

Calpers may hire China’s foreign-exchange regulator as its investment chief
Market Watch | 19 September 2018

China’s Meituan climbs 6 pct in Hong Kong debut
Yahoo | 19 September 2018

Trump intends to nominate ex-Fed economist Liang for Fed board seat: White House
Reuters | 19 September 2018

Investors trust auditors, but confidence in U.S. markets drops
Journal of Accountancy | 18 September 2018

Who Bought the $1.47 Trillion of New US National Debt over the Past 12 Months?
Wolf Street | 18 September 2018

China Cuts U.S. Treasury Holdings as Trade War Intensifies
Bloomberg Quint | 18 September 2018

10 Extremes Mean Risk In Financial “Never Never Land”
Chris Belchamber | 18 September 2018

Goldman Lists 329 Reasons Why Volatility Is About To Jump
Zero Hedge | 18 September 2018

China’s No. 1 Hotpot Chain Said to Price $963 Million IPO at Top
Bloomberg | 18 September 2018

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire, is a documentary film that shows how Britain transformed
Spiders Web Film | September 2018

white-house[$$] Adyen’s IPO Success Spurs Hopes European Tech Scene Has Turned a Corner
Yahoo | 16 September 2018

Greg Hunter interviews: Catherine Austin Fitts – We’ve Reached “Never Never Land” Accounting


YouTube | 15 September 2018

For The First Time In 10 Years, Companies Have Spent More On Buybacks Than CapEx
Zero Hedge | 16 September 2018

The US Is Doing Everything to Make The Russian Elite Return Money to Their Motherland, by Ruslan Ostashko
The Saker | 15 September 2018

Meet America’s First “Shipping Container” Apartment Building For Millennials
Zero Hedge | 15 September 2018

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire (Documentary)


YouTube | 14 September 2018

Mary Daly, labor expert, picked to run San Francisco Fed
Reuters | 14 September 2018

GM recalls over 1 million pickups, SUVs for power steering problem
CNBC | 13 September 2018

Money managers and Charities are offering Joint Investment Products
The Economist | 13 September 2018

Feds Collect Record Individual Income Taxes Through August; Still Run $898B Deficit
CNS News | 13 September 2018

EU SET TO CHALLENGE PRIVATE PAYMENT SYSTEMS
Giza Death Star | 13 September 2018

UPDATE 3-Nordic power trader’s loss costs Nasdaq and members 114 mln euros
Reuters | 13 September 2018
and
Background: Nasdaq Commodities: Nordic Power Products
NASDAQ | September 2018

Central Banks Have Gone Rogue, Putting Us All at Risk
Truth Dig | 13 September 2018

Senate passes bipartisan spending package as lawmakers eye shutdown deadline
Washington Post | 12 September 2018

Rat in broth wipes $190 million off restaurant chain’s value
CNBC | 12 September 2018

Gundlach: US Economy And Stocks Could Be “Burnt Out”
Zero Hedge | 12 September 2018

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Kiva | September 2018

London loses top spot to New York in financial survey due to Brexit
Reuters | 12 September 2018

Jamie Dimon says he could beat Trump in an election
Fox Business | 12 September 2018

Exclusive: Deutsche Bank weighs overhaul that could make deals easier – sources
Reuters | 12 September 2018

Budget Deficit Soars To $895 Billion; Will Hit $1 Trillion One Year Ahead Of Plan
Zero Hedge | 11 September 2018

Eastern Economic Forum 11–13 September 2018 The Far East: Expanding the Range of Possibilities, reflects our aspiration to see Russia more closely integrated into the economic network of the huge Asia-Pacific region
ForumVostok | 11 September 2018
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Deutsche Bank shares dip after report that China’s HNA plans to sell its stake
CMBC | 07 September 2018

Chapwood Index

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to step down, stock dips
Market Watch | 07 September 2018
and
Chinese Tech Mogul Jack Ma Ponders Life After Alibaba
Bloomberg Video | 06 September 2018

Cheers in southern France city as court blocks McDonald’s sale
Yahoo | 07 September 2018

‘Tokenisation’ of infrastructure assets
OMFIF | 06 September 2018

Goldman Sachs Joins Citigroup in Flashing Warnings on S&P 500
Bloomberg | 05 September 2018

U.S. Trade Gap Widens Most Since 2015; Record China Deficit
Bloomberg | 05 September 2018

Goldman’s Bear Market Indicator Shows Crash Dead Ahead, Asks “Should We Be Worried?”
Zero Hedge | 05 September 2018

Dutch bank ING fined $900 million for failing to spot money laundering
Reuters UK | 04 September 2018

Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve: WSJ
Reuters | 04 September 2018

State Farm Agrees to Pay $250 Million, Avoids Racketeering Trial
Insurance Journal | 04 September 2018

Amazon becomes the 2nd US company to join the $1 trillion club (AMZN)
Business Insider | 04 September 2018

Amazon touches $1 trillion, on pace to overtake Apple
Reuters | 04 September 2018

Meituan reportedly targets $55B valuation for Hong Kong IPO, leading to concerns that may be too high
Tech Crunch | 03 September 2018

Russell Napier: “The IMF Is About To Send A Profound Shudder Through A Generation Of Investors”
Zero Hedge | 03 September 2018

World Stocks Have Underperformed The US By The Most Since The Financial Crisis
Zero Hedge | 01 September 2018

Why Is Productivity Dead in the Water?
Charles Hugh Smith | 30 August 2018

Putin details amendments to soften impact of impending pension system reform
Russia Today | 29 August 2018

The President’s address to Russian citizens (transcript)
Kremlin | 29 August 2018

A Missouri City Sells Out Minority Small Businesses for Big Box Promises
STrong Towns | 28 August 2018

Money for Nothing: Many jobs are pointless. Others are being automated away. In the future, who will still work for a paycheck?
New Republic | 29 August 2018

Harry Reid is in BIG trouble (lawsuit!)
The Horn News | 29 August 2018

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Amazon HQ2: How did we get here? What comes next?

Brookings | 28 August 2018

Trump says he’s thinking about indexing capital gains to inflation
Accounting Today | 28 August 2018

Let The Emerging Market Bailouts Begin: “We Don’t Have Much Choice”
Dollar Collapse | 28 August 2018

Downsizing the Federal Government: Your Guide to Cutting Federal Spending: Privatization – 2016
Downsizing Government | 12 July 2016

White-Collar Criminals Got Off Scot-Free After the 2008 Financial Crisis — and That Helped Fuel President Trump’s Rise
Naked Capitalism | 28 August 2018

Iran president asks Europe for guarantees on banking channels and oil sales
Reuters | 27 August 2018

U.S. Government Financial Balance Sheet One Step Closer To Blowing Up
SRS Rocco Report | 27 August 2018

Can The U.S. Bring Iranian Oil Exports To Zero?
Oil Price | 27 August 2018

Top student loan ripoff investigator quits CFPB; says bureau suppressed report about unfair account fees
Bob Sullivan | 27 August 2018

The Incredible, Rage-Inducing Inside Story of America’s Student Debt Machine
Mother Jones | September October 2018

North America Consumer confidence Economy More from Business US consumer confidence rises to 18-year high
AP | 27 August 2018

S&P 500, Nasdaq jump to record highs as US and Mexico strike trade deal
CNBC | 27 August 2018

To Understand America’s Neofeudal Economy, Start with Extortion
Of Two Minds | 27 August 2018

BIS Warns Of “Perfect Storm” For Global Economy
Zero Hedge | 27 August 2018

Even as they lower tax rates, North Texas cities are failing to offset spike in property values
Dallas News | 26 August 2018

How China’s Mobile Ecosystems Are Making Banks Obsolete
Econintersect| 24 August 2018

The Pentagon’s New Stealth Bookkeeping
POGO | 24 August 2018

Jackson Hole History Suggests Market Calm to Follow Powell’s Debut
Bloomberg | 23 August 2018

BIS Warns Of “Perfect Storm” For Global Economy
Zero Hedge | 26 August 2018

Majority Of Young Americans Live In A Household Receiving Welfare
Zero Hedge | 24 August 2018

‘Overwhelming’ response to world’s first blockchain bond
CNBC | 24 August 2018

Russian Central Bank building goes up in flames
Russia Today | 24 August 2018

These Sears and Kmart stores will start liquidation sales as early as next week
Market Watch | 24 August 2018

Are U.S. Companies Too Big and Powerful? The Fed Wants to Know
Bloomberg | 23 August 2018

Bonds Bid, Stocks Skid As Emerging Market Massacre Returns
Zero Hedge | 23 August 2018

As The Wealthy Flock To The Major Cities On Both Coasts, Poverty And Suicide Soar In Rural Areas
Zero Hedge | 23 August 2018

“When” Is Now!
Jim Sinclair’s Mineset | 20 August 2018

S&P 500, Dow Snap 4-day Winning Streak as Fed Points to coming Rate Hike
Market Watch | 22 August 2018

3,453 Days Later, the US Bull Market becomes the Longest on Record
CNBC | 22 August 2018

The Most Powerful Fed Economist You’ve Never Heard Of Is Retiring
Financial Advisor | 22 August 2018

‘Stuff Happens’: Nasty Reminder for Bondholders as ECB Eyes Exit
Bloomberg | 21 August 2018

Stocks hit all-time highs for the first time since January
Business Insider | 21 August 2018

GUNDLACH: Hedge funds are betting against Treasurys like never before, and they could soon face massive losses
Business Insider | 20 August 2018

Greece exits bailout, but ‘public debt tragedy’ persists
Market Watch | 20 August 2018

Has “For Now” Changed? The One Question Powell Must Answer At Jackson Hole
Zero Hedge | 19 August 2018

Mapping the Most Profitable Industry in Each U.S. State
How Much | 19 August 2018

HISTORIC! Black Business Ownership Under Trump Jumps 400% in ONE YEAR
The Gateway Pundit | 19 August 2018

Who Reads Financial Reports? Nobody!
Zero Hedge | 19 August 2018

As Maersk Sounds Trade War Alarm, Walmart Tells Some Suppliers To Look Outside China For Sourcing
Zero Hedge | 19 August 2018

They’re Falsely Accused of Shoplifting, but Retailers Demand Penalties
NY Times | 17 August 2018

Deere Says Trade Anxiety Is Getting Overblown in the Farm World
Bloomberg | 17 August 2018

Italy’s Atlantia Plunges Most On Record After Genoa Bridge Disaster
Zero Hedge | 16 August 2018

CEO compensation surged in 2017
Economic Policy Istitute | 16 August 2018

2016 USA Watchdog: William Black-US Has 25 Systemically Dangerous Institutions


YouTube | 29 March 2016

Emails show RBS bankers joked about destroying the US housing market before 2008
Business Insider | 16 August 2018

China nearly quadruples infrastructure approvals in July as growth slows
Reuters | 16 August 2018

Stunning MAGAnomic Sentiment: Small Business Optimism Survey Second Highest Reading in History….
The Conservative Treehouse | 14 August 2018

Libor’s Heir Presumptive Prepared to Take on Bank Bond Market
Bloomberg | 14 August 2018

Mortgage Investors Seek Safety Before Fed’s $1.7 Trillion Flood
Think Advisor | 13 August 2018

President signs bill expanding review of foreign investment
Pension & Investments | 13 August 2018

More than 1 million people default on their student loans each year
CNBC | 13 August 2018

The Financial Crisis Cost Every American $70,000, Fed Study Says
Bloomberg | 13 August 2018

Infrastructure spending: Which state is falling apart the worst?
USA Today | 13 August 2018

Contagion Hits Latin America: Argentine Peso, Brazilian Real Plummet
Zero Hedge | 13 August 2018

Italy Gives ECB An Ultimatum: “Guarantee” Bond Spreads Or “Euro Will Be Dismantled”
Zero Hedge | 13 August 2018

Anatomy of the Housing-Market Inflection Point in the Bay Area’s Sonoma County: Insider View
Wolf Street | 13 August 2018

Millennials, baby boomers to help U.S. achieve its greatest economic expansion in history, Wall Street veteran Ed Yardeni predicts
CNBC | 12 August 2018

President Trump: Planned Boycott By Harley-Davidson Owners Is “Great!”
Zero Hedge | 12 August 2018

Cost of Living Increasing at Fastest Rate in 10 Years
CBS News | 10 August 2018

Turkey’s Meltdown Ripples Across Emerging Markets: Inside EM
Bloomberg Quint | 10 August 2018

The World Bank is betting big on blockchain-based bonds
Technology Review | 10 August 2018

Bevin says pension system near collapse, appeals ruling striking down law
Louisville Courier Journal | 10 August 2018

The Swiss National Bank Now Owns $87.5 Billion In US Stocks After Q2 Tech Buying Spree
Zero Hedge | 09 August 2018

U.S. government debt yields fall the most in 5 weeks after inflation report
Market Watch | 09 August 2018

Top 100 US Public Pensions Lose $23 Billion in Q2
Chief Investment Officer | 07 August 2018

One of the largest banks issued an alarming warning that Earth is running out of the resources to sustain life
Business Insider | 07 August 2018

Why Warren Buffett’s record-breaking cash stockpile should have investors very worried
Business Insider | 07 August 2018

City officials rush to fix Fort Worth’s pension problem
Fox 4 News | 07 August 2018

China’s 500th largest firm is first casualty of trade war with US
A Times | 04 August 2018
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Landmark Marilyn Monroe Copyright Dispute Decided
Wealth Management | 03 August 2018

IMF highlights looming global risks
OMFIF | 03 August 2018

A Brazen Corporate Miscreant: Wells held out and has now been rewarded by the Trump DOJ with a settlement that is substantially smaller than the ones that preceded it
Dirt Diggers Digest | 02 August 2018

HIGHLIGHTS-Bank of England’s Carney speaks after raising interest rates
Reuter | 02 August 2018

Oil Bounces From One-Month Low as U.S. Supply Hub Seen Draining
Bloomberg | 01 August 2018

China’s Empire of Money Is Reshaping Global Trade
Bloomberg | 01 August 2018

Fed signals another hike coming soon as it peppers statement with the word ‘strong’
Market Watch | 01 August 2018

Fed set to hold rates steady, remain on track for more hikes
Reuters | 31 July 2018

Top incomes rising twice the rate of those near the bottom
Undernews | 31 July 2018

South Carolina: Opportunity Zone
SC Opportunity Zone | 2018
New…designed to encourage long-term private investments in low-income…

The AfrAsia Bank: Global Wealth Migration Review: Trends over the past 10 years, with predictions for the next 10 years
Afrasia Bank | June 2018

Are Stock Buybacks Starving the Economy?
The Atlantic | 31 July 2018

Here’s How America Uses Its Land
Bloomberg | 31 July 2018

Who’s shopping where? The power of geospatial analytics in omnichannel retail
McKinsey | July 2018

Want your kids to learn the power of money? Start a lemonade stand
PBS| 31 July 2018

China relaxes foreign stock investment rules to boost A-share market
South China Morning Post | 30 July 2018

Sliver of Hope for China Stock Bulls
Bloomberg | 30 July 2018

The 2018 Economic Symposium, “Changing Market Structure and Implications for Monetary Policy,” will take place August 23 – 25, 2018
Kansas City Fed | 30 July 2018

Trump Takes on the Fed
Op Ed News | 30 July 2018

US competes with China’s ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ with US$113 million Asian investment programme
South China Morning Post | 30 July 2018

Subscription: The Pension Hole for U.S. Cities and States Is the Size of Japan’s Economy
WSJ | July 2018

Widespread tech sell-off drags Wall St. down
Reuters | 30 July 2018

New pension law giving control to N.J. firefighters and police scorned by Wall Street
NJ | 27 July 2018

The Harvard Boys Do Russia
The Nation | 14 May 1998
Oldie but Goodie

2017: Meet the Chinese Billionaire Who Opened Shop in Ohio (HBO)


YouTube | 20 March 2017

UPDATE 1-Speculative U.S. 5-year, 10-year T-note net shorts hit record highs -CFTC
Reuters | 27 July 2018

How Your Child’s Lemonade Stand Could Land You in Jail
Daily Signal | 27 July 2018

Russia will light up Africa – Putin
Russia Today | 27 July 2018

US economy grows 4.1%, the fastest pace since 2014
Business Insider | 27 July 2018

Xi Jinping’s trip to Africa cements continent’s growing ties to China, and Beijing’s loans
South China Morning Post | 29 July 2018

10th BRICS Summit July 25-27 2018
Wikipedia | 27 July 2018

China’s belt-and-road plans are to be welcomed—and worried about
The Economist | 26 July 2018

Subscription: Outflows From U.S. Stocks Swell as Investors Seek Refuge in Bonds
WSJ | 26 July 2018

With economy faltering, Iran appoints new head of central bank
Reuters | 25 July 2018

SEDA: An Interactive Guide
Boston Consulting Group | July 2018

JGBs recover further after BOJ operations see limited selling in super-long bonds
Reuters | 25 July 2018

“Why Are Developers Only Building Luxury Housing?”
Strong Towns | 25 July 2018

EU Unemployment Close To Pre-Recession Levels
Statista | 25 July 2018

Trade war threat sparks exodus of €38bn of European funds
Irish Times | 24 July 2018

As Russia dumps US Treasuries who’s left holding on to America’s debt?
Russia Today | 24 July 2018

Republicans are looking to overhaul retirement plans in tax cut bill
Yahoo | 24 July 2018

The U.S. needs a pension registry to help people keep track of their savings
Market Watch | 24 July 2018

China Caves: The Full Details Behind Beijing’s Launch Of Fiscal Easing
Zero Hedge | 24 July 2018

Long Bond at a Crossroads
Dana Lyon’s Tumblr | 24 July 2018

Morningstar Reports U.S. Mutual Fund and ETF Asset Flows for June 2018
Market Watch | 23 July 2018

RPT-Japan starts speculating: Which route of stimulus-reduction will BOJ take?
Reuters | 23 July 2018

Op-Ed: Defense takes the heat, but HUD’s financial books are also a mess
Watch Dog | 23 July 2018

Are large global cities pulling away from their surrounding regions?
Brookings | 23 July 2018

The Costs of Fragility
Strong Towns | 23 July 2018

Japanese government bond yields up sharply on speculation about policy change
CNBC | 22 July 2018

Public Sector Pensions: The Parasite Devours Its Host
Dollar Collapse | 22 July 2018

Is Our Government Intentionally Hiding $21 Trillion in Spending?
Forbes | 21 July 2018

Dick Bove Commentary: Trump poised to take control of the Federal Reserve
CNBC | 20 July 2018

Swiss regulator says Rothschild Bank AG broke anti-money laundering rules in 1MDB case
Straits Times | 20 July 2018

Putin’s silence unnerves Russia after ‘panic’ over pension plan
New Haven Register | 19 July 2018

MAGAnomic Policy Interacting With Financial Systems – Multinational Wall Street vs Main Street U.S.A…
The Conservative Treehouse | 18 July 2018

Oil spikes after US production hits record 11 million barrels per day
Business Insider | 18 July 2018

The Three-Body Problem
Epsilon Theory | 21 December 2017

US Crude Oil Inventories Surge After Production Spikes, Exports Crash
Zero Hedge | 18 July

Underlying government units report
Truth in Accounting | 17 July 2018

Remington rejects ~$500M bid from Navajo Nation
Pitchbook | 17 July 2018

House passes bipartisan package on easing capital markets rule
Reuters | 17 July 2018

Russia Liquidates Its US Treasury Holdings
Zero Hedge | 17 July 2018

Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress: Chairman Jerome H. Powell
Federal Reserve | 17 July 2018

Mnuchin says U.S. to consider waivers on Iran sanctions
Reuters | 16 July 2018

China’s International Investment Position: Speech to International Monetary Institute at Renmin University, Beijing
OMFIF | 14 July 2018

Goldman: Avoiding A Recession Will Require “Something The Fed Has Never Achieved Before”
Zero Hedge | 14 July 2018

Kenya Uber to keep fares unchanged for now following drivers’ strike
Africa News | 14 July 2018

Exxon Mobil Joins Exodus of Firms From Lobbying Group ALEC
US News | 12 July 2018

TMPG Releases Consultative White Paper on Clearing and Settlement in the Secondary Market for U.S. Treasury Securities
New York Fed | 12 July 2018

In Russia a Dilemma for the Ages
Stratfor | 12 July 2018

Interactive – Where Work Pays: Occupations & Earnings across the United States: Employment & Wages
The Hamilton Project | July 2018

House panel clears 8 bills, eyes larger package for Senate
The Hill | 11 July 2018

Titans of Junk: Behind the Debt Binge That Now Threatens Markets
Bloomberg | 11 July 2018

Accounting, de-risking moves bolster Swiss pension plan funding
IPE | 11 July 2018

Report: Global manufacturing scorecard: How the US compares to 18 other nations
Brookings |10 July 2018

A symptom of a deeper malaise in Defense Department accounting?
Truth in Accounting | 10 July 2018

Death By China: How America Lost Its Manufacturing Base (Official Version) 2016


YouTube |10 April 2016

Italy’s social security chair warns on pension impact of border closure
IPE | 09 July 2018

Californians need more candor about rising pension costs
Mercury News | 08 July 2018

Texas Teachers joins Blackstone infra fund, confirms $2bn Tricon JV
IPE | 06 July 2018

Private Equity Real Estate News
PERE News | 2018

Work till you die: Record number of folks age 85 and older are working in the US
Sott | 05 July 2018

Merkel warns of worldwide financial crisis
The Hamilton Spectator | 04 July 2018

San Francisco Home Prices Soar By A Record $200,000 In Six Months
Zero Hedge | 07 July 2018

A global economic “recovery” without wage increases
WSWS | 06 July 2018

A Public Bank for Los Angeles? City Council Puts It to the Voters
Op Ed News | 06 July 2018

U.S. Consumer Comfort Nears 17-Year High as Economic View Gains
Bloomberg | 05 July2018

Looming Dollar Shortage Getting Worse As Emerging Markets Implode
Zero Hedge | 05 July 2018

‘Slo-Mo Credit Crunch’ Has Already Taken Hold, Bond Guru Says
Bloomberg | 04 July 2018

HNA Group chairman Wang Jian dies in 15-metre fall onto rocks while posing for a photo in France
South China Morning Post | 04 July 2018

Dutch watchdog urges schemes to prepare for a hard Brexit
IPE | 03 July 2018

Personal Loans Surge to a Record High
Bloomberg | 03 July 2018

China plans income tax cut to boost consumption and reduce inequality
CNBC | 03 July 2018

After ‘wake-up call’ from Supreme Court, California unions face tough political choices
SacBee | 03 July 2018

Phil Murphy gives police and firefighter unions control of their pensions
NJ Politics | 03 July 2018

New York will stop deducting union fees from non-members
NY Post | 02 July 2018

What Are The USA’s Most Popular Commodity Imports & Exports?
Commodity.com | July 2018

Job growth helps push Americans’ financial well-being to record high
Journal of Accountancy | 01 July 2018

HSBC Is in Talks to Pay Russian Claim in Politically-Charged Case
Bloomberg | 29 June 2018
and
Russia’s war on Browder hits HSBC
The Times | 09 June 2018
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NYT repeats fabrication of Magnitsky as lawyer and whistleblower
Komisar Scoop | 27 April 2018

70 Valuable Things You Can Get for Free
Kiplinger | 29 June 2018

HSBC Is in Talks to Pay Russian Claim in Politically-Charged Case
Bloomberg | 29 June 2018
and a repost for relevance below:

Emerging Market Crisis Spreads To The Core, Central Banks Face Catch-22
Dollar Collapse | 30 June 2018

All Information (Except Text) for H.R.6290 – Public Employee Pension Transparency Act
Congress | 28 June 2018
and
Letter to Paul Ryan: Opposition to the Public Employee Pension Transparency Act
NASRA | 20 June 2018

How corporate tax incentives work and why cities spend so much on them
Strong Towns | 28 June 2018

IMF demands Switzerland link payouts to longevity, interest rates
IPE | 28 June 2018

Norway pension fund body slams government move on solvency rules
IPE | 28 June 2018

SEC Expands the Scope of Smaller Public Companies that Qualify for Scaled Disclosures
SEC | 28 June 2018

States, Cities Win Edge in Pension War With Supreme Court Ruling
Bloomberg | 27 June 2018

Social Security: What Would Happen If the Trust Funds Ran Out?
Congressional Research Service| 11 June 2018

2017 Annual Survey of Public Pensions: State & Local Tables:There were 297 state-administered funds and 5,232 locally-administered defined benefit public pension systems, all of which are represented here
Census | 28 June 2018
2017 Census update reports decline in active retirement system members.

Understanding FIRE: a philosophy for financial independence and retiring early
Quartz | 27 June 2018

Acquisition Professionals Place Little Importance on Innovation, Survey Finds
Next Gov | 19 June 2018

Canaries in the coal mine
Economist | 16 June 2018

Pay Ratio Disclosures, Employees Will Have Questions About Their Pay
CEB Global| 19 April 2018

Resource Center: Daily Treasury Yield Curve Rates
Treasury.Gov | September 2018

How & Why Big Oil Conquered The World Part I and II
Corbett Report | 06 October 2017

Go To: Economy & Financial Markets – 2nd Quarter 2018